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High powered stream...stream.

PowerWasher Simulator Stream Recap

Not a lot of people enjoy household chores, but there's something therapeautic about power washing. The high powered stream of water simply erasing dirt, mold, and other gunk off your outdoor goods simply scratches some primal itch in our heads. To that end, the folks at FuturLab agreed and developed a way for you to get that satisfaction whenever you want.

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Time to smell all those hot new co-op titles.

Co-Op Monthly Round-Up for November 2021

December is upon is. Another holiday season right around the corner. A time of reflection, tranquillity and friendly gatherings allowing you to finally get out that awesome local co-op game you've been sitting on all year and play through it with your family and/or friends - or just dance your heart out with this years installment of the ever popular Just Dance-series. But while we do appreciate the fun in helplessly flayling around - we personally prefer to do it on our own and behind closed doors with multiple locks.

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And a HUGE THANK YOU to all of our participants and donors!

Donate to Extra Life on Giving Tuesday

As I'm sure your inboxes have informed you, today is Giving Tuesday, an unofficial holiday for non-profit organizations to ask for the pocket change you didn't spend during Black Friday month and Cyber Monday week. I kid, but I've honestly given up on trying to keep track of sales. It's gotten a little crazy. So instead of spending your hard earned cash on stuff you don't need, why not donate it to a charity?

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Gamers finally have a chance to play this lost co-op classic.

Clockwork Aquario Now Available in Europe, Coming Soon to North America

Before closing its doors in 2014, Japanese developer Westone created the Wonder Boy series, the Sega CD co-op classic Dungeon Explorer, and many more games. Westone’s last title, the co-op platformer Clockwork Aquario, never made it to arcades and was thought lost for many years. Thankfully, ININ Games recently uncovered and completed the gam...

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Team up to thwart robotic fish in this upgraded shmup classic.

G-Darius HD Co-Op Review

Taito’s Darius series of shoot ‘em ups has spanned generations, beginning as a 2D arcade game and eventually evolving into the 2.5D extravaganza Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX . One installment that hasn’t always gotten enough love is G-Darius, the 1997 entry that marked the series’ transition to 3D graphics while maintai...

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Regular and fancy collector's editions are up for preorder.

Taito Milestones 10th Game Announced, Physical Collector's Edition Now on Sale

Earlier this week, ININ Games announced the upcoming English release of Taito Milestones for Nintendo Switch. The collection will contain 10 arcade classics from Taito, and it's set to receive both a regular physical release and a Collector's Edition from Strictly Limited Games. Preorders have now gone live for the physical editions, and we now know the compilation's full lineup of games to boot.

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Get the iiRcade arcade cabinet for the cheapest price ever - this weekend only.

iiRcade Home Arcade Bundle Only $299 Through Cyber Monday

We started covering the iiRcade platform when the company slashed its home arcade cabinet prices ahead of Black Friday a short while ago. The deals keep coming, it turns out, as the iiRcade Classic Bundle is now on sale for $299 through Cyber Monday! And to go with that fancy new arcade cabinet, the iiRcade Game Store currently has more than 30 gam...

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Double Dragon and more arcade classics will soon get online co-op.

Online Play Coming to All Retro Games on iiRcade

The appeal of the iiRcade home arcade console is that it mixes the experience and form factor of an arcade cabinet with the console-like ability to buy and download games. The iiRcade platform will soon resemble modern consoles even more closely in features when online multiplayer (including co-op!) comes to all retro games on iiRcade early next year.

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Play the Ninja Warriors and 9 more Taito arcade classics.

ININ Announces Taito Milestones for Nintendo Switch

During the PlayStation 2 era, Taito released several compilations of its classic arcade games under the names Taito Legends and Taito Memories. Now developer Hamster and publisher ININ Games are readying a similar collection for Nintendo Switch called Taito Milestones. The upcoming collection is set to receive both digital and physical release...

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